Did you know that snakes are considered one of the oldest dream symbols that dates as far back to ancient Egyptian times?
If you happen to stumble upon a snake in your dream you should know they are highly symbolic, and the fact it provides a dreamer with either a warning or a coded message.
When snakes come to you in your dream they are very tricky to interpret due to its enigmatic nature, however you will be provided with many clues that will help narrow down the meaning.
Many people report dreaming about seeing snakes inside their home, sometimes they are observed from a distance and other times very threatening. A house can be a symbol reflecting the dreamers state of mind, the psyche so to speak. So why would you dream of a snake in your house?
Snake House Dream Meaning
If the house represents your mind what is found inside usually remains hidden or unconscious to the dreamer. What could this be? Well each floor inside the house represents a different layer to your mind – often what leading to behaviors, urges and instincts you possess.
Since ancient times snakes represent fertility or a creative life force. They can be seen as a symbol of destruction, rebirth and healing; as well as a symbol of destruction if you are unware of its power (see snake dreams).
This is why when the snake appears inside your house in your dream it often confuses the dreamer resulting with them not investing its true power.
Snake House Dream Hints:
- did the snake pose a threat?
- what type and color was the snake?
- was the snake in the basement?
- identify the floor – house dream meaning
- did the snake bite you in your house?
- killing the snake
- lots of snakes
- snake in bedroom
Spiritual Meaning Snakes Inside House Dream
Since snakes are highly symbolic they can either come as a good or bad omen. Regardless of its coldblooded nature or lethal strike they provide the dreamer with something that is not fully understood within – these unconscious energies manifest as a snake when its not recognized.
A spiritual dream symbol to awaken these latent energies that are laying dormant within. Snakes may take form of feminine divine energy; known as the kundalini which is the creative life force of the dreamer that brings inner healing and transformation.
However snakes can appear “spiritually speaking” as a warning or threat from outside forces that will penetrate the psyche/mind of the dreamer. This will all depend on the context of the dream.
Basically what it does and how you react determines where you stand with the snake. This is the python snake appears in your dream more than any other snake as it contains healing properties.
Snake In House Dream Spiritual
The snake in your house might in fact be connected the Kundalini – in Hinduism this is the dormant potential force in the human organism. It is one of the components of an esoteric description of the “subtle body”, which consists of disc (energy channels), chakras (psychic center’s), prana (inner energy). The snake in your house might in fact be related to undergoing a major spiritual shift or transformation.
Article: Kundalini & Psychic Transformation
I dreamed I was in my house with my ex husband (been divorced 28 yrs & we hate each other). I jumped into a small pond in our backyard to swim & relax & a bunch of snakes came out at me, like I disturbed an underwater nest. We discovered snakes under the bed. I was petrified. the snake bit my ex but he didn’t die or anything. Then a snake bit me & it hurt badly. Then we discovered there were the same kind of snakes in all hiding places all over inside the house and outside in the… Read more »
I dreamt that a black cobra was trying to bite me but I captured it and put it’s fangs in a piece of wood and cut off it’s head.
In my dream I walk out of my grandma’s house (but house was all open, like no roof, no walls in social area, my grandma’s bedroom was like a small shack but other spaces has no roof or walls), and outside I found a big rattle snake hanging from a small dry bush like wood (Chamizo); I started to walk to my left to try to get a better angle and in this way know if it was a rattlesnake or what species it could be? Seeing the cuts confirmed that it was a rattlesnake and I thought that being in… Read more »
My dream I walk out of my grandma’so house, and outside I found a big rattle snake hanging from a small dry bush like wood. So I think that going to my grandmother’s room would be easy to take photographs of it, since I am a photographer, so when I get back to look for my camera and big telephoto I saw my cousin, who lives in a different country, and told him “be careful theres another snake in the ground, this one was another Bothrops, was like dark brow or really dark red and start follow him so I… Read more »
My dream was of me and my spouse being in a slightly dirty house that was ours. When getting something in the closet, she almost stepped on the small dark venomous snake. It did not bite. It did not move much either. There was another snake that I can’t recall the circumstances. We agreed that we needed to have the place cleaned out of them. The rest of the dream was just hanging out with friends (I didn’t know these people). We were pretty bored just sitting around late out outside the house with them. First time I ever recall… Read more »
I had a dream that I had a fish tank in my bedroom and I couldn’t see the fish. I thought maybe they had died and looked on the top. 3 gold fish were floating dead then a little thin bright blue snake swam out of where the fish were and I was afraid to move that it would see me and bite me. Then I woke up. What could that mean?
In my dreams theres was 2 big snakes. A black snake and a brown one. I was laying on my bed and they were above me in a tree. They came and lay their heads on my knees and i petted them. I was so happy and at peace that they were there. Never felt anxious. Then i woke up.
My dream it was snakes everywhere upstairs and downstairs in my house. I was confused the whole time and slightly scared but mostly confused. Don’t know what kind they were. But it looked like it was all different types.
I dreamt that I went to visit my aunt that I hadn’t seen in years. She gave me a tour of her house and showed me the playground she had in the backyard. It had spider webs are over since no one had used it. A snake appeared for what seemed like the bottom of a slide that was connected to the house next door. As we went to walk back inside, I turned around and wood floors had covered the playground, as If it was hidden. We walked down some stairs into the living room and the snake appeared… Read more »
In my dreams, I was in my friend’s house in the second floor and noticed a big black snake outside. I started to alert other people inside and as I was going downstairs, snakes started to appear everywhere. I exclaimed, “This is what God was saying,” though I don’t know why would I said that. I went outside and saw my cousin crying because his dad started to kill the snakes in their house. I had the impression that we’re not supposed to kill the snakes just to avoid it. I went back inside my friend’s house and was already… Read more »
In your dream you noticed a threat, you alert people, ties in with a religious belief or belief system; snake are being killed and it wasnt supposed to be killed but just avoid it. Killing tells you about forceful endings. It could be connected with your friend.
In my dream..the snake was under my couch. I tried to kill it however I couldn’t find something to do so. When I did, it slithered away up the wall and into too portion of the wall where i couldn’t get to it but I could see it..
Walls protect you but the couch might be pointing at laziness or relaxation. Remember you cannot find something to do. The snake now is unconscious to you.
In my dream, I was holding a rope that I loosely wrap around a towel rack in the bathroom. As soon as I untouched it, it became a snake. It crawled to the wall and went to a whole in an unfinished door and through inside the walls. It was generally trying to crawl away from me.
The bathroom connects to the root chakra (see chakra dreams) about releasing or letting go of something within you. Ropes we also hold on to things and if it loosely wrapped around the towel rack it becomes a metaphoric symbol – in dreams towels cover us but clean the water. In dreams water connects to emotions. The snake might have appeared to be a symbol of transformation in this area in your life. Doors are symbolic in the sense they have the ability to open parts that may have been closed off previously or to protect the dreamer. They are… Read more »